Hiking in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee

Certified hiking village invites you to experience pure nature

Hiking holidays in spring, alpine summer and in the time of the Harvest Festival in Salzburg: In the hiking village of Altenmarkt-Zauchensee in SalzburgerLand, you can expect a unique combination of a leisurely, family-friendly hiking area around Altenmarkt (842 m) with a sporty, challenging one in Zauchensee (1,350 m). This is how hiking works at all altitudes and levels of difficulty.

In Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, hikers experience two contrasting worlds

The lovely town of Altenmarkt (842 m) is embedded in a wide, open valley basin, framed by an impressive mountain backdrop. Varied hiking trails lead through fascinatingly beautiful forest ridges to easy hiking peaks. The Hoteldorf Zauchensee in Almhöhe (1,350 m) is surrounded by picture-perfect Alpine mountains and offers unforgettable hiking experiences.

Anyone who spends their hiking holiday here in order to consciously experience the beauty of nature around the Lackenkogel and Steinfeldspitze has more than 20 marked hiking trails over 220 km in length to choose from.

Hikes for every requirement

You can hike with the family, e.g. on the Tauernkarleiten-Tour. The Salzburg Almenweg invites you to long-distance hikes and the Arnoweg to pilgrimage hikes. Do you love themed hikes? Then the "Bauernregelweg" and the path of the moon circular routes as well as the large local circular route are just right. When hiking to the summit, you might conquer Altenmarkt's local mountain, the Lackenkogel (2.501 m). And those who prefer cable car hiking can easily take the Gamskogelbahn I in Zauchensee to alpine heights.


Frequently asked questions

In the hiking village of Altenmarkt-Zauchensee more than 20 marked hiking routes (220 km) invite you to hike at any altitude.

When hiking, there are some rules that should be followed to ensure safety and protect the environment.

Yes, in the summer months there is a hiking bus, the Salzburger Sportwelt Bus. With the guest card you can travel from Altenmarkt-Zauchensee to the surrounding villages for € 1/route.

Yes, you can participate for free at the following hikes:

You can also arrange individual hiking tours with our hiking guides:

Our hiking maps are available in digital as well as printed form.
Here you can find the hiking map in digital form.

You can pick up the hiking map directly from your host or the tourist office in Altenmarkt.

Yes, you can get it from your host or pick it up at the tourist office in Altenmarkt. There is also the possibility to get a digital hiking pin. You can find all the information here.